Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2016

Dialysis and Its Effect on Sexual Actions, Comparison of Multiple Sexual Performances in Dialysis Patients to Normal People, a Relational Design

Fatemeh Fayazbakhsh

M.A in Clinical Psychology, Semnan Islamic Azad University Branch, Semnan, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.093/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.093


Introduction: sexual performance is one of the important aspects of the quality of life which can be effected by various illnesses, among them kidney disease can be mentioned. Purpose: this study was performed with the goal of comparing the dimensions of the sexual performance in dialysis patients and normal people. Method: The current study is a kind of causal-comparative one in the realm of descriptive studies in the year 1392 on a sample of 60 individuals (N=60) in the format of four groups of men dialysis patients (n=15), women dialysis patients (n=15), and healthy men and women (each group 15 individuals) was performed. For the purpose of choosing the subjects the method of multi-stage cluster sampling was used, also to choose the control group with attention to the consistency factor first degree relatives of the patients were used. With attention to the nature of the study the method of gathering of the data was done by survey and to gather information questionnaires on erection function (IIEF, rate of responding=91%) and the questionnaire of the women’s sexual function (FSFI, rate of responding=89%) was used. Also the quality datas resulting from the coding demographic evaluations and with the assistance of the quality datas analysis tools of Atlas TI 5,2 were analyzed. Findings: the results of the study showed that between the group of healthy women and dialytic women because of the variables related to the sexual performance, there is no meaningful difference (p>0/171), but between the healthy men and dialytic men with respect to dimensions of the mentioned variables meaningful difference was seen (p<0/0001). Conclusions: the findings of this study makes evident the need for psychological follow-ups and preparing the needed means for increasing the quality of this group of the society is evident more than before.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016